Hamm and Brest

PThomasAF20040036.jpg

Title

Hamm and Brest

Description

Photograph one is an oblique aerial photograph of Hamm, showing extensive damage and bomb craters throughout.
Photograph two is a vertical aerial photograph of Brest naval base and ports, with numbered annotation.

Date

1945

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Conforms To

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040036

Transcription

[photograph]
HAMM

1946. Hamm.
A photograph of probably the most famous railway station in Germany. In the early days of the war it seemed as if our aircraft were always going to Hamm. The amount of bomb craters around the target shows the amount of attention it received.

[photograph]
[underlined] G1105 [/underlined]
[underlined] BREST. [/underlined]

1939-45. Brest.
An aerial reconnaisance [sic] photograph of the harbour area of Brest, one of France’s principle ports. Clearly seen is the German Battleship ‘Gneisnau’. Also marked are other Dock installations & coastal shipping.

Citation

“Hamm and Brest,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23034.

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